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Tag Archives: Wrongful Death

Charlottesville jury returns $15M wrongful death verdict (access required)

Type of action: Wrongful death Injuries alleged: Traumatic brain injury resulting in death Name of case: Love v. Huguely Court: Charlottesville Circuit Court Case no.: CL 18-648 Date resolved: 5/2/2022 Verdict or settlement: Verdict Amount: $15,000,000 Attorneys for plaintiff (and ...

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Moped rider struck, killed by logging truck — $350,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Wrongful death Name of judge or mediator: Judge Pamela S. Baskervill (Ret.) Date resolved: July 2022 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $350,000 Attorney for plaintiff (and city): W.F. Drewry “Drew” Gallalee, Richmond Description of case: On June ...

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Couple killed in accident involving sheriff’s deputy — $5M settlement (access required)

Type of action: Wrongful death, auto accident Name of case: Dangerfield v. Fauquier County Sheriff’s Office Date resolved: 7/11/2022 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $5,000,000 Attorneys for plaintiff (and city): Jeffrey Breit and Kevin Biniazan, Virginia Beach; Don Scott, Portsmouth ...

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Woman killed in accident with sewage truck — $3,250,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Wrongful death, personal injury Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $3,250,000 Attorneys for plaintiff (and city): John C. Shea, Richmond; Lee J. Bujakowski, Hopewell; Ryan T. Walker, Chesterfield; Steven G. Friedman Description of case: The decedent, a 78-year-old ...

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Driver killed in head-on collision on Route 15 — $3,500,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Wrongful death Injuries alleged: Multiple fractures and severe injuries, death Court: Loudoun Circuit Court Name of judge or mediator: Judge Johanna Fitzpatrick (Ret.) Date resolved: 1/12/2022 Special damages: Past medical bills totaling $463,115; funeral expenses totaling $3,762; ...

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73-year-old died after being discharged with internal bleeding — $425,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Wrongful death by medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Blood loss causing cardiac arrest and death of 73-year-old man Tried before: Mediation Date resolved: 12/21/2021 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $435,000 Attorneys for plaintiff (and city): Anthony M. “Tony” ...

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Teen died in gym class from a cardiac condition — $1.3M settlement (access required)

Type of action: Wrongful death Injuries alleged: Wrongful death of a 15-year-old high school student from failure to provide life-saving interventions in response to an emergency cardiac episode Date resolved: 9/14/2021 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $1,300,000 Attorneys for plaintiff ...

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Man killed in collision caused by high-speed police chase — $11M settlement (access required)

Type of action: Personal injury; wrongful death Injuries alleged: Traumatic brain injury, wrongful death Date resolved: 2/15/2022 Special damages: Medicals $357,172.48; lost wages $35,713.60 per year; total loss of income $964,251 Demand: $11,000,000 Offer: $11,000,000 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: ...

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Elderly woman died after fracturing hip at facility — $400,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Wrongful death; medical negligence Injuries alleged: Hip fracture caused by a fall, leading to death Date resolved: 10/5/2021 Special damages: $110,000 in medical expenses and funeral/burial expenses Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $400,000 Attorneys for plaintiff (and ...

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